We are now early into 2017 and at a time when it is tradition to reflect on what was significant during the past year and what is expected and hoped to be accomplished in the upcoming year. 2016 Highlights For us,
Today marks the third anniversary of the release of the Health Quality Council of Alberta’s (HQCA) public release of the Continuity of Patient Care Study. It was their investigation of our son Greg’s tragic journey in Alberta’s health treatment “system”.
Throughout 2016 the College of Physicians and Surgeons have been working to address one of the recommendations from the Health Quality Council of Alberta’s 2013 Continuity of Care study (Recommendation #2). Starting in January 2017, physicians will have to meet new timeframes
Last fall, the Deputy Minister of Health, Carl G. Amrhein, asked the Health Quality Council of Alberta (HQCA) to do an assessment and report on what progress had been on the recommendations in the original Continuity of Patient Care report.